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coprolalia

 [kop″ro-la´le-ah]
compulsive, stereotyped use of obscene language, particularly of words relating to feces; seen in some cases of schizophrenia and Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome.

cop·ro·la·li·a

(kop'rō-lā'lē-ă),
Involuntary utterances of vulgar or obscene words; found in Gilles de la Tourette syndrome.
Synonym(s): coprophrasia
[copro- + G. lalia, talk]

coprolalia

/cop·ro·la·lia/ (-la´le-ah) the compulsive utterance of obscene words, especially words relating to feces.

coprolalia

(kŏp′rə-lā′lē-ə)
n.
The involuntary, often obsessive use of obscene or scatological language that may accompany certain mental disorders, such as Tourette syndrome.

coprolalia

[kop′rōlā′lyə]
Etymology: Gk, kopros, dung, lalein, to babble
the excessive use of obscene language.

coprolalia

Scatologia The use of words, phrases, and 'colorful' language that is regarded as obscene which may be a manifestation of paraphilia or Tourette syndrome. Cf Telephone scatologia.

cop·ro·la·li·a

(kop'rō-lā'lē-ă)
Involuntary utterances of vulgar or obscene words; seen in Tourette syndrome.
[G. copros, filth + G. lalia, talk]

coprolalia

Sustained obscenity of speech.

Coprolalia

The involuntary expression of obscene words or phrases.
Mentioned in: Tourette Syndrome

coprolalia (kop´rōlā´lēə),

n the uncontrollable vocalization of obscene or offensive words.
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SIMPLE COMPLEX MOTOR Arm flapping Body jerking Arm jerking Copropraxia Clapping Echopraxia Eye blinking Hitting Eye rolling Hopping Facial contortions Jumping Foot tapping Kicking Grimacing Kissing Hair tossing Pinching Knee knocking Scratching Leg jerking Skipping Lip smacking Smelling things Nose twitching Stepping backwards Shoulder shrugging Throwing things Squinting Twirling in circles Tongue thrusting Walking on toes PHONIC Belching Amplitude variations Clicking (voice) Coughing Animal sounds Grunting Coprolalia Hiccupping Echolalia Hissing "Hello," "Hey," "Wow," etc.
Caretaker and youth worker John, now 37, has full-blown Tourette's and coprolalia - which causes him to let rip with a string of obscenities.
Laura declared that a majority of those with the condition exhibited the most offensive symptom -- coprolalia -- and should be excluded from many social situations.
In 1825 the first Tourettes patient was a Marquise de Dampierre, a noble woman whose symptoms included involuntary tics in many parts of her body and various vocalisations, including coprolalia.
I had everything - eye blinking, shoulder and head movements and Coprolalia, where sufferers spontaneously say taboo words or phrases.